Ward 9 Great Neighbourhoods Calgary – Gian-Carlo Carra

This is the official website for Gian-Carlo Carra, City Councillor for Ward 9 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Council News in Brief - Combined Meeting of Council, December 11, 2017

Land Use Items

Secondary Suites
All secondary suites were approved with the exception of a suite in Springbank Hill.

Other Land Use Items
All other land use items were approved.

2018 Council Calendar
Council adopted meeting dates for inclusion in the 2018 Council Calendar. Adoption and publication of a Council meeting schedule for the upcoming year ensures an efficient and transparent notification process which meets legislated requirement for notice. The 2018 Calendar can be found on Calgary.ca

Short Term Rental Policy and Bylaws
Council approved this notice of motion directed Administration to explore the Business Licence, Land Use, Fire and Safety Codes requirements that would ensure Short Term Rentals, Bed and Breakfasts and Lodging Houses are subject to the appropriate level of safety and oversight, commensurate with their scale and purpose. Council further directed Administration to provide a scoping report with options (including costs of implementation) and recommendations through the Standing Policy Committee on Community and Protective Services no later than 2018 Q4.

Secondary Suite Process Reform
City Council approved this Notice of Motion and directed Administration to bring forward amendments to the Land Use By-law to include secondary suites as discretionary uses within R-1, R-C1, and R-C1L land use districts no later than 2018 Q1. Council further directed City Administration to bring forward changes to the Secondary Suite Registry that make enrollment in the registry mandatory (with a visible registration tag) for new secondary suites.

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